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March 18 is Transit Operator and Worker Appreciation Day

On Monday, March 18, we recognise the 78 full and part time employees on the Saint John Transit team for the vital role they play to keep Saint John moving.

Did you know?

  • In 2023, our team of operators provided over 1,937,659 passenger trips across 1,649,665 kilometres and over 86,509 service hours.
  • Our skilled mechanics, maintenance staff and cleaners manage and maintain a fleet of 40 conventional buses, six electric buses and six specialized service vehicles.
  • Our team provides training, operations, supervisory, dispatch, financial services and administrative support to maintenance staff and operators.
  • Two of our maintenance staff were certified as “Qualified Electrician for HV Systems in motor vehicles by TÜV SÜD”, a leading globally recognized testing and certification organization. Operators and staff are also trained on the FLEX on demand app and SJTRides mobile payment app.
  • Since January 2023, the Saint John Transit team has worked together to add six electric vehicles, increase service on all 14 fixed routes, create three FLEX on-demand zones and introduce the SJTRides e-fare payment app.

This day of recognition honours everyone who supports this vital service across Saint John.

Thank you to our Transit Workers for your hard work and dedication.